Pierce County, Washington

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Pierce County Washington (Class A) BFRO

May 2001

My Wife and I stopped at a view spot to enjoy one last look at the river valley below. We were stationary, enjoying the view. Then, we both perceived what looked like a tall man in a trenchcoat walking along the river bed. The trenchcoat guy in question was traveling left to right up the Carbon river bed from my point of view.I would guess 500 yards away total. 300 yards out, and 200 yards below our state of elevation. My first perception of this visual was with in one second met with confusion. I remember this objects gate was very strong making good time across a boulder garden section of riverbed. The easy going swing of the arms was so natural, so at home cruising with ease across boulders and rocks. So smooth, like walking on a sidewalk. The legs went far out to make big steps. As that first second of visual recognition happened, I noticed how there was no clue of clothes or shoes. What I originally thought was a trenchcoat quickly gave way to questions in the mind over the next...

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Pierce County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Off roader testing his snow machine observes an ?Oversized Gorilla? near Ashford

I was traveling up copper creek near Ashford Washington in my off roader doing a snow run to test out my new knuckle I put in. It was about 4pm and as I was turning a corner, I saw a large hairy biped...

March 2014

Pierce County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Homeowner hears unusual vocalizations in his backyard near Orting

My family and I live near Orting, Washington in The Buttes housing development. My house is situated at the highest elevation in the development, right around 700 feet and near the water tower. My bac...

October 2012

Pierce County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Motorist sees a large hairy biped cross the road at dusk in Spanaway

Last year in October around 6 pm. I was sitting at a stop sign at a T in the road. I looked to my left and saw something come out of the woods. As I watched this thing, the hairs on the back of my nec...

October 2012

Pierce County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Loud late night stomping frightens backpackers near Echo Lake

I had hiked up to Echo Lake along the Greenwater Echo Lake trail near Greenwater Washington. I and my friend had setup camp for the night along the northern edge of the lake. I woke up around 2 am to ...

October 2012

Allegheny County Pennsylvania (Class A) BFRO

Man recalls childhood sighting near Allison Park

A friend and I were sitting down on a pipeline right of way. We heard a noise that sounded like something that a large bird might make. A little while later, we heard something that sounded like someo...

January 1971

Scott County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

Late night sighting by young couple in a parked car on a rural lane outside Kelso

[Editor's note: The initial report was submitted by a friend and co-worker of the witness. The BFRO investigator eventually spoke with the witness by phone (see investigator's notes below). The witnes...

January 1994

Pend Oreille County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Woman kayaking with family at Sullivan lake sees bigfoot

My friends and family and I were Kayaking across Sullivan Lake in North Eastern Washington. We had spent the entire day slowly making our way around the side of the lake that is unpopulated (there is ...

August 2002

Alberta Canada (Class A) BFRO

Woman describes close encounter when she was 18 near Peace River

1975 - September, dusk, just starting to turn dark (I was 18): Drove to "12 Foot Davis" Gravesite/Picnic Grounds in Peace River with friend. We walked on the hillside behind the grave site. No bir...

September 1975

Ferry County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Homeowner recalls early morning sighting near Malo

My sighting was back in 1993 we lived in Ferry county Malo Washington state. 2.5 miles up rural area road Empire Creek my driveway turned to the left and you would cross over Empire Creek we lived in ...

October 1993

Allegany County New York (Class A) BFRO

Witness has two encounters with an animal near Genesee River

It was about 7 years ago in a town called Wellsville, New York, in Allegany county. I was around 12 years old, as was my cousin who was with me. It was in the middle of winter, I want to say late Janu...

February 1998

Orange County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Private contractor spots a tall tree-peeker during a meeting outside Orlando

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September 2011

Rapides Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

Witnesses saw Creature next to a Broken Tree

This was in the early 80s,late spring early summer. i was still in High school ( Graduated in 1983) Myself my two brothers and my best friend and his two brothers were in a field with our dogs goofing...

June 1980